Insider Trading Alert - LNG, AOSL And CENT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 19, 2015, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,088.06 to $96,569,200.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cheniere Energy (LNG) - FREE Research Report

Teague R Keith, who is Executive VP - Asset Group at Cheniere Energy, sold 25,000 shares at $75.37 on May 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive VP - Asset Group owned 637,221 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.78% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.32, down $0.05, or 0.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cheniere Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 577,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 793,750

The average volume for Cheniere Energy has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $18.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 7.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy company, engages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related business. It operates through two segments, LNG Terminal Business, and LNG and Natural Gas Marketing Business. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Cheniere Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cheniere Energy as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Cheniere Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alpha & Omega Semiconductor (AOSL) - FREE Research Report

Grizelj Tony, who is VP of Power Discrete Product at Alpha & Omega Semiconductor, sold 875 shares at $8.62 on May 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP of Power Discrete Product owned 28,466 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.98% with the 875-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.34, down $0.28, or 3.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alpha & Omega Semiconductor go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 875
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 875
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 875

The average volume for Alpha & Omega Semiconductor has been 50,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alpha & Omega Semiconductor has a market cap of $228.1 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 5.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited designs, develops, and supplies a portfolio of power semiconductors for computing, consumer electronics, communication, and industrial applications. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Alpha & Omega Semiconductor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alpha & Omega Semiconductor as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Alpha & Omega Semiconductor Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Central Garden & Pet (CENT) - FREE Research Report

Balousek John, who is Director at Central Garden & Pet, sold 1,995 shares at $10.43 on May 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 27,314 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.81% with the 1,995-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.01, down $0.42, or 4.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Central Garden & Pet go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,885
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,885
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,885

The average volume for Central Garden & Pet has been 37,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Central Garden & Pet has a market cap of $120.3 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 12.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Central Garden & Pet Company produces and sells various products for the pet, and lawn and garden supplies markets in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Pet, and Lawn and Garden. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Central Garden & Pet a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Central Garden & Pet as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Central Garden & Pet Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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